awards and honors

Erik's Bike Shop Awards and Honors

Erik's Bike Shop was named Best Bike Shop in Edina for 2013!

2013 Best Bike Shop in Edina by Edina Magazine

Erik's was voted by the readers of the Edina Magazine as the Best Bike Shop in the Edina! Thanks to all our Edina customers! It is a pleasure to serve you.
Erik's Bike Shop was named Best Bike Shop in Woodbury for 2013!

2013 Best Bike Shop in Woodbury by Woodbury Magazine

Erik's was voted by the readers of the Woodbury Magazine as the Best Bike Shop in the Woodbury! Thanks to all you our Woodbury customers! It is a pleasure to serve you.
Erik's Bike Shop was named Readers Choice Bike Shop of the Year in City Pages for 2013!

2013 City Pages Best Twin Cities Bike Shop

Erik's was voted by the readers of the City Pages as the Best Bike Shop in the Twin Cities! Thanks to all you City Pages Readers and we are excited to be able to call you our customers!
 

2012 AWARDS

Erik's Bike and Board continues to serve the communities of the Twin Cities, Madison, Eau Claire, Rochester and St. Cloud at a high level. We appreciate all of the local recognition in the communities in which we serve. We will continue to update 2012 as the awards come in. If you are looking for the best cycling and board service in your area, please stop in to one of our local stores

  • Bicycle Retailer - Gold star Retailer - Top 100 Dealer
  • Voted Best Bike Shop by The Waconia Patriot, The Watertown Carver County News and the Norwood Young Americe Times
  • Best Bike Shop - Readers Choice, City Pages
  • Best Bike Shop - Readers Choice, Lillie Suburban Newspapers
  • Bicycle Retailer - Gold star Retailer - Top 100 Dealer

Erik's Bike Shop was voted the 2012 Fab Bike Shop in the Lavender Fab 100

Significant Store Achievements:

  • Erik's Bike and Board opens all-new Madison Westside location
  • Erik's Bike and Board opens remodeled Burnsville location
  • Erik's Bike and Board has Grand re-Opening at all-new Rochester location between Trader Joe's and Chuck E. Cheese's
  • Erik's Bike and Board expand their downhill ski selection with the addition of Elan
  • Erik's Bike and Board opens their 4th and 5th Bicycle Fit Labs: Eau Claire and Rochester

2011 AWARDS

The League of American Bicyclists in cooperation with a panel of judges and in consideration of local reviews, awards Erik’s Bike Shop a Silver designation for the Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) program. Erik's Bike Shop is doing wonderful things for its employees and the greater bicycling community - Congratulations!

The Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) program recognizes employers’ efforts to encourage a more bicycle friendly atmosphere for employees and customers. The program honors innovative bike-friendly efforts and provides technical assistance and information to help companies and organizations become even better for bicyclists.

  • Silver-level, National Bicycle-Friendly Business Award
  • Best Bike Shop - Readers Choice, City Pages
  • Top 100 Bicycle Retailer Award and 5 Star Retailer - Bicycle Retailer Magazine

Erik's Bike and Board shop has again been named one of the Top 100 Bicycle Retailers in the USA.  Erik's also received a special 5 Star Retailer award for being selected a Top 100 bicycle dealer for the past five years.

top 100  5 star

Significant Store Achievements:

  • Erik's Bike and Board expands their product selection with Marmot and Oakley Winter Apparel.
  • Erik's Bike and Board opens 2 new stores: Minnetonka/Ridgedale, MN and Eau Claire, WI.
  • Erik's Bike and Board expand their product selection with Triathlon Specific Bikes and Gear at 4 locations: Minnetonka/Ridgedale, Bloomington, Roseville and Madison West.
  • Erik's Bike and Board opens their 3rd Bicycle Fit Lab: Eden Prairie.
       

2010 AWARDS

Erik’s Bike Shop, a leading bike, ski and snowboard retailer, today announced their company was named a “Top Workplace” in the Twin Cities metro area based on an employee-based survey project from the Star Tribune. The Top Workplaces designation recognizes the most progressive companies in the metro based on employee opinions about company leadership, career opportunities, workplace flexibility, compensation and benefits.  The analysis included responses from over 33,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

"Being named as a top workplace in Minneapolis is very important to us, especially because the recognition is based solely on responses submitted by Erik’s Bike Shop employees," said Erik Saltvold, CEO and Founder of Erik’s Bike Shop. "We thank our employees who dedicate so much of themselves to helping Erik’s Bike Shop remain successful. Their hard work has allowed us to continue our growth and remain the leading bicycle, ski and snowboard retailer."

  • Voted Top Workplace in Twin Cities
  • Erik's Bike Shop awarded Top 100 5 Star Retailer Award
  • Bronze-level, National Bicycle-Friendly Business Award
  • Favorite Women Friendly Bike Shop, MN Women's Press
  • Best Bike Shop - Readers Choice, City Pages
  • Best Bike Shop - Tonka Times
     

Significant Store Achievements:

  • Erik's Bike and Board enters the Alpine Ski Market
  • Erik's Bike and Board moves and expands their Eden Praire Store
  • Erik's Bike and Board opens their Bicycle Fit Labs: St. Louis Park, Roseville
     

2009 AWARDS

At the Bicycle Leadership Conference, held in Monterey, California, Erik’s Bike Shop was voted the 2009 National Retailer of the Year by Bicycle Retailer and Industry News (BRAIN). This award is voted on by bicycle Industry suppliers and representatives across the country and has only been awarded 3 times in the last 8 years. There are over 4,500 retail bike stores in the United States and Erik’s Bike Shop has been recognized as the best overall.

  • Voted USA's #1 Bike Shop
  • Erik's Bike Shop awarded Top 100 5 Star Retailer Award
  • Bronze-level, National Bicycle-Friendly Business Award
  • Favorite Women Friendly Bike Shop, MN Women's Press
  • Best Bikes Shop - Readers Choice, City Pages

 

DEALER AWARDS

  • SPECIALIZED BIKES: Number One Dealer in the Nation, 1998 - 2011
  • SPECIALIZED DESIGNS FOR WOMEN: Number One Dealer for Women's Products in the Nation, 1998 - 2011
  • CANNONDALE BIKES: Top 10 Dealer in the Nation, 1998 - 2011
  • RALIEGH BIKES: Number One Dealer in the Nation, 1998 - 2011
  • SEVEN CYCLES CUSTOM BIKES: Top Five Multi-Store Dealer, 2004 - 2011
  • HARO BIKES: Number One Dealer in the Midwest, 1998 - 2011
  • REDLINE BIKES: National Top 10 Dealer, 2008
  • BURLEY TRAILERS: Number One Dealer in Midwest, 1998 - 2011



 


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